Powder Blue Shirts Returning to New Orleans Police
February 12, 2009
After more than three years in much-maligned midnight-blue uniforms, the men and women of the New Orleans Police Department on Friday will revert to the agency's traditional powder blue garb, Superintendent Warren Riley said at a news conference Wednesday.
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jcellis @ 2/13/2009 7:46 PM
It's sad that it took over 3 years to realize that it was a
mistake to change the look of the NOPD uniform.
Granted,the possibility of lost or damaged uniform parts
falling into the wrong hands was real,changing the uniform was not the answer.The powder blue shirt and
dark pants were and always should be the trademark of
our department.I look back over the years my brother &
sister officers and I wore them proudly and hope that fu-
ture generations of NOPD officers will feel the same way.
Such a distinctive uniform tradition should not end with-
out input from everyone affected by such a decision.
Thanks to those responsible for setting things right again.
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